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OK, it’s time to take a deep breath and get this underway! The key takeaway from the research we’ve done so far is that we need to answer the question “Have I done everything that it is reasonable to expect to protect someone’s personal data?” That’s a lot different to “What have I got time to do?” or “What do I want to do?” We also need to be able to comply with the require ...

At Gallowglass, a key aspect of our training is ensuring that each member of our crew feels prepared. All training, from their initial in-house training to the event specific health and safety training is important so that they, we and our clients are confident that they have the required skills to take on any job and achieve the desired result. Following the on-boarding proce ...

When you’re staffing an important event, it’s essential to know you are backed by a strong, reliable crew that can work to the highest standards. You should also know where to access additional help in the event of an emergency staffing shortfall. And that help will need to be able to meet your expectations, so you can relax knowing everything is under control and your event wi ...

Making a change in your career can be a daunting and overwhelming prospect. The constraints of working 9-5 and losing passion for your job are amongst some of the highest reasons for experiencing lower levels of job satisfaction. Considering what other options are open to you is one of the first steps that you have to think about when planning to change your career path. So, fo ...

Sometimes, when you’re stuck in a monotonous work routine that dictates your schedule, it can feel oppressive and can often leave you looking for a way out – but don’t worry, you’re not alone there. Flexible working, which means having some freedom to choose when to work, is found to leave employees with higher levels of job satisfaction, leading to higher productivity. In fact ...

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of events? It might be that you think of an event in relation to sports, e.g. the Olympics, or it might be that festivals such as Glastonbury spring to mind, or your mind might drift to the corporate side of things! The word ‘events’ can mean different things to different people, and with the wide array of things that th ...

This month we have made some major changes to the look of the app as well as a few new features that we hope you will find useful. Click through to read more.

With the events industry growing at an astounding rate, it is becoming more and more important to achieve a high level of efficiency. From making each experience as cost-effective as possible to energy consumption, marketing strategies and entry times; in an industry as innovative as ours, it is vital to stay on top of trends and to better each and every step of the process. He ...

When I first heard about GDPR, my first reaction was “Here we go again, another set of rules that actually don’t impact us but we’ll have to spend time investigating.” I couldn’t have been more wrong! The new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) are coming in from May 2018. They are a set of EU rules that replace the current Data Protection Act regulations that are manag ...

In 2016, it was estimated that between 800-1000 festivals took place in the UK alone. The themes of these events differed greatly, from local food fests to some of the biggest musical gatherings in the world! As a nation, we love festivals, from the excitement beforehand, the hard work that goes into building stages and fences for the event, to the exciting memories we fondly l ...

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